Think a Tragedy Can’t Get Any Worse? Just Add Child Protective Services
In a field filled with subjectivity and bias, it’s sometimes assumed that one determination is easy: figuring out if a death was caused by child maltreatment. In fact, that’s often as subjective as everything else.
Indian Child Welfare Act: The Real Tragedy Is That It’s Not Enforced
Casey Jo Caswell of Lansing, Mich. made a terrible mistake. Homeless and jobless, she turned to Michigan’s child welfare agency for help raising her son, Ricky. But the agency offered no help with housing, no help with a job and no help with education.